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Yellow Owlfly

Yellow Owlfly
Photo Information
Copyright: Himanshu Ranade (Xplorer) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 125 W: 13 N: 327] (2187)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-09-29
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon Digital Rebel XT, CANON EFS 18-55MM 1:3.5-5.6 II
Exposure: f/14.0, 1/50 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-08-21 5:59
Viewed: 1435
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Owlfly Glyptobasis
Order: Neuroptera
Family: Ascalaphidae
Genus: Glyptobasis
Species: Maybe Dentifera / fraseri / nigrifrons

These owlflies typically emerge after the rains and are difficult to spot and photograph in the undergrowth grass. this is taken early morning in cloudy conditions.

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Himanshu this is super good
i like this insect with the beautiful wings and colours
thanks greeting lou

Hello Himansu,
It is a very nice capture in my opinion. Great composition taken from a perfect POV, with amazing clarity and colors. I like the transparent wings of this insect.
Thanks for sharing this beauty.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-08-21 9:58]

Hello Himanshu,
Very nice macro of this Yellow Owlfly in good sharpness and beautiful natural colours. Taken from a very good POV. The details in the wings are splendid.

Namaste Himanshu-To me it's a new species,if I am not wrong.Well captured.Good colour and sharpness.Thanks for sharing.Regards and good Night-Srikumar

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-08-21 16:28]

A fantastic capture of this specie not often seen on TN,the quality of your pic is the best as possible in this very difficult location,impressive detail everywhere and natural colors too,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hi Himanshu,

An amazing photo of this Owlfly! I love it and very nice to see it on Treknature. Have a good day,

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2014-08-22 6:53]

Interesting animal. It look like an libelloides family. Congratulation and thank you for sharing it. Saludos.

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